Electrician Helper/Apprentice

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Responsibilities: Work with a Journeyman Electrician to install electrical conduit, wire, devices, fixtures, and equipment in commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings.

Able to lift and carry material weighing up to 100 pounds at waist height and 50 pounds overhead. Work overhead for extended periods of time from ladders (up to 36 feet) and lifts (up to 40 feet).

Must enjoy working with hands in a variety of conditions and have the ability to conceptualize how parts go together to make a completed installation.

A HS Diploma or GED is required. A valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation is required.

Job locations may change frequently. The individual must be able to report to the assigned job site at the beginning of each workday and sometimes travel to other sites during the day. Construction experience or construction trades education is desirable, but not required.

For this position we are looking for people with no electrical construction experience.

The most qualified applicants will be able to show that they enjoy outside activities and have experience working with tools.

Approximate number of hours per week: 40 plus some daily and Saturday overtime. Sunday work is possible. Normally Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM, but sometimes we schedule 4—10 hour days.

Locations: Ames, IA & Centerville, IA. However, applicants should understand that some travel to other parts of Iowa and northern Missouri may be required. Overnight travel is infrequent, but may be required from time to time.

Applicants will be asked to provide employment references going back 7 years or 3 employers, which ever covers the greatest amount of time. This is a skilled trade job with a career track that leads to becoming an Apprentice and then a licensed Journeyman Electrician.

A post offer pre-employment physical and drug test is required.

Apply: Call our office at 515-232-8606 or email our HR Department (HR@nai-ames.com) for an application. Resumes are NOT accepted in lieu of an Employment Application.

For information about our company see our website at www.nai-ames.com.


To apply for this job email your details to HR@nai-ames.com